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Tonsure is a 7 letter word which starts with the letter T and ends with the letter E for which we found 3 definitions.

(n.) The act of clipping the hair or of shaving the crown of the head; also the state of being shorn.
(n.) The first ceremony used for devoting a person to the service of God and the church; the first degree of the clericate given by a bishop abbot or cardinal priest consisting in cutting off the hair from a circular space at the back of the head with prayers and benedictions; hence entrance or admission into minor orders.
(n.) The shaven corona or crown which priests wear as a mark of their order and of their rank.

Syllable Information

The word tonsure is a 7 letter word that has 2 syllable 's . The syllable division for tonsure is: ton-sure

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